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Notebook Reviews: THE LAST CASTLE

Rod Lurie – 2001

Director Rod Lurie delivers a thoughtful, but hugely entertaining prison drama with The Last Castle. Robert Redford is great in the lead role – but Lurie’s film also has a fantastic supporting cast – James Gandolfini, Mark Ruffalo and Delroy Lindo

This military prison drama is a well structured piece with the pacing and tone of a classic ’70s film. Criminally under-seen during its cinematic release, there’s a lot that impresses in The Last Castle. Seek it out. 

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